Clinically oriented physiology teaching: strategy for developing critical-thinking skills in undergraduate medical students.

  title={Clinically oriented physiology teaching: strategy for developing critical-thinking skills in undergraduate medical students.},
  author={R. Abraham and S. Upadhya and Sharmila Torke and K. Ramnarayan},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  volume={28 1-4},
Medicine is an applied science, interpreting evidence and applying it to real life by using clinical reasoning skills and experience. COPT (clinically oriented physiology teaching) was incorporated in physiology instruction aiming to relate the study of physiology to real-life problems, to generate enthusiasm and motivation for learning, and to demonstrate the vocational relevance of physiology among students by integrating clinical experience with teaching. COPT consisted of two elements: 1… Expand
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